Sobriety

   College and University Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings     Here is a list of local colleges and the public 12-Step/AA/NA meetings that are hosted there.  This is not an endorsement of these meetings by AA or any 12 step group and is being published here as a resource for college and university students to be [...]

The Bermuda Triangle of holidays for addiction and recovery (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years   Alcohol and drug use, family and the holidays converge to form the Bermuda Triangle of Addiction (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)   As we approach the Holidays which are generally a time of joy and celebration for most people we should [...]

Addiction psychiatrists and psychologists are often asked about successful recovery rates for addicts and alcoholics in their clinics and practice and until recently there have been few data to support most therapist's claims. Until now we have have relied on older research suggesting that when all studies and research is considered together that roughly ten [...]

  In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer, on January 18th 2013, William Bender discusses the virtures of Vivitrol in controling craving for addiction especially to alcohol and opiates. A summary of this article and link is provided below. Two years ago, thirty-five year old, Nicole Kapulsky quit injecting heroin. She struggled with addiction and would inject heroin everyday. While in [...]

Sacha Z. Scoblic’s book Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety is a compelling read for anybody contemplating sobriety, questioning their drinking habits, or the casual reader who identifies or struggles with any kind of habitual self-defeating behavior. The book is a first person account of Scoblic’s initial journey “white knuckling it” through the hinterlands of sobriety. A [...]